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FUSHC Member serving at Flint & Genesee Literacy Network

Company: AmeriCorps
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

FUSHC Member serving at Flint & Genesee Literacy NetworkAre you passionate about fighting blight, neighborhood revitalization, and community engagement? Flint Urban Safety & Health Corps AmeriCorps members provide programming related to food security and nutrition, behavioral and developmental health, early education, crime and blight prevention, and community building, and medical management through local nonprofit organizations as strategies toward long-term recovery from the water crisis. Members are responsible for planning and executing a number of both small and large-scale events that support and further the Program's mission; these events will be designed in conjunction with the host site, the member, and the Program Manager. Members will present on all program areas covered under the Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps (FUSHC) umbrella. FUSHC members will also be required to attend all accelerator meeting and monthly program specific trainings. The Family Advocate will serve collaboratively with the FGLN staff, and partner organizations/initiatives (Choice Neighborhood Initiative, Flint Kids Read, Great Start Collaborative, Lenore Croudy Family Life Center, etc.) to support the connection of families in to needed education and mental, physical, and behavioral health services.Member Duties : Duties: 1. Connect community members with resources related to water crisis recovery. 2. Lead workshops, classes, or orientations on topics related to water crisis recovery. 3. Recruit volunteers. 4. Support Host Site activities related to water crisis recovery. 5. Implement a process that enhances the quality and frequency of two-generational interventions offered to families. 6. Form relationships with families and community stakeholders to facilitate a referral process that connects families with needed resources. 7. Participate in 2Gen and Flint Kids Read Professional Learning Communities (PLC).Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training .Terms : Car recommended .Service Areas : Health , Neighborhood Revitalization , Children/Youth , Public Safety , Community Outreach , Education .Skills : Communications , Youth Development , Leadership , Public Health , Public Speaking , Recruitment , Team Work , Social Services , Non-Profit Management , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Community Organization .

Keywords: AmeriCorps, Detroit , FUSHC Member serving at Flint & Genesee Literacy Network, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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